Are you sad? Would Ice Cream make you feel better?

A group funded by the Royal College of art has created an ice cream dispenser named Dr. Whippy. The good doctor will dispense a prescription for ice cream if you sound sufficiently miserable. It is based on a voice-stress analysis of various answers to questions it asks. Check it out, the more miserable you are the more ice cream it dispenses:


I would have given everyone the same amount of ice cream but inserted different amounts of Prozac. But hey - thats just me!

-via boingboing-

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Ice cream always makes me feel better. But if I'm having a good day, so Dr. Whippy only gives me a small ice cream, which makes me feel sad, will Dr. Whippy give me more?